Friends of The National Arts Centre
Orchestra
Garden Party
"Venezia Mia"

An Exciting Al Fresco Concert


Italian Ambassador Gian Lorenzo Cornado
with his wife Martine

Italian Embassy Residence
Gatineau, Quebec
July 2016

Friends of the National Arts Centre Orchestra
is a volunteer organization
whose mission is to support and promote
the National Arts Centre Orchestra

Larry Pagliarello
 

All proceeds, from fundraisers

 go to finance the music education activities

of the NAC Orchestra, the Summer Music

Institute Scholarship, and the annual bursary
 

  
Photo of Lois by Bill Blackstone

Event Photos
Photos by Lois Siegel


Japanese Ambassador Kenjiro Monji with his wife Etsuko


Musical Tie


Spanish Ambassador  Carlos Gomez-Mugica Sanz
with his wife Maria de la Rica Aranguren


Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson
Heather Lockwood


Nijole-Kazlauskas-Desking, Friends Board Member
John Manley


John Manley wins a door prize


Italian Ambassador Gian Lorenzo Cornado
Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin
with her husband Frank McArdle, Ottawa Lawyer


Lawrence Lederman, Maja Solajic, Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson
Michel V. Cheff, Heather Lockwood, Nicole Cheff-G
lvan      
Japanese Ambassador Kenjiro Monji with his wife Etsuko  


Louise and
 
Robert Lafleur, President of Friends of the
National Arts Centre Orchestra


Melina Vacca-Pugsley, Friends Board Member
Special Concerts Chair
Jeanne d'Arc Sharp, Former Honorary Patron


Joan Forbes, Friends Administrator
Philippe Gauthier


Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin
with her husband Frank McArdle, Ottawa Lawyer
Patricia Bucciero, Translation and Cultural Affairs, Italian Embassy


Lucie Dion, Nicole Cheff-Glvan, Thrse Evraire
Michel V. Cheff


Claudia Deskin, Artist


Albert Benoit, Friends Board Member


Maria Pellegrini


Lynda Fish


Juan Auer
Supervises Receptions for 12 Embassies

Flash Mob


Ben Schnitzer, Tenor,  Philippe Sabourin-Caron, Tenor  

  Caroline Johnston, alto, Rachel Hotte, alto, Maureen Brannan, Soprano


Italian Ambassador Gian Lorenzo Cornado


Gary Dahl, Baritone


Cheng2 Duo
Bryan Cheng (Cello), Silvie (Piano)


Yosuke Kawasaki, (Violin)
 Bryan Cheng (Cello)

National Arts Centre Orchestra Musicians


Steven Van Gulik, Karen Donnelly
(Trumpets)


Yosuke Kawasaki, Emily Westell (Violins)
Hilda Cowie (Double Bass), Thaddeus Morden (Cello)
David Marks (Viola)


Yosuke Kawasaki (Violin),  Thaddeus Morden (Cello)        
Karen Donnelly (Trumpet), Steve Van Gulik (Trumpet)
 


Lawrence Lederman, Maja Solajic


Dorothy Stanyar


 Jayne Forysth, Rob Marland


Andrea Pesavento
 
Jean-Guy Dumoulin, Former President
Friends of the National Arts Centre Orchestra


Linda Murphy, Shirley Greenberg


Victoria and Russell G. Gibson


Don and Lois Harper


Wendy  Sailman  
Christine McLaughlin, Chairman of Volunteers, Friends


Fraser Rubens, Tenor


Wall Sound


Patricia Dumoulin
Yale Cheng and Hermina Wang
(Parents of Cheng2 Duo Bryan and Silvie)


Monique Prins, Mathieu Gravel, Andrea Pesavento


Andrea Pesavento


Bill Pugsley,  Venezia Mia Organizing Committee


Melina Pugsley, Friends Board Member
Italian Ambassador Gian Lorenzo Cornado
with his wife Martine
 Lawrence Lederman


Gerard Lavelle, Venezia Mia Organizing Committee
Pam Darragh, Former Friends Treasurer
Pam Stewart, George Jazwinski


Martin Elder, Debbie Hind, George Jazwinski


Albert Benoit, Edith Holly, Ron Dutrisac, Marie Holly 


Ottawa Pianos
Mitchell Wright, Manager
Carmen Papalia, Owner


Larry Pagliarello


Judith Ginsburg, Piano
Maureen Brannan, Soprano
Ben Schnitzer, Tenor


Eugene Oscapella, Bass
Fraser Rubens, Tenor


Philippe and Mary McNamara-Roy
Gerard Lavelle, Venezia Mia Organizing Committee


 Linda Charbonneau, Ted and Patti Blute


Albert Benoit, Nijole Kazlauskas-Deskin
 


Tuong La
Videographer


Yana Amis


Judge Michel M.J. Shore




Nijole Kazlauskas-Deskin
Presents Gifts to
Italian Ambassador Gian Lorenzo Cornado


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